QUAICH, the

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Industrial

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: QUAICH, the

Reference number: 3684

Date: 1966*

Director: filmed by Mr J W Grant Dec'd.

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.40 mins

Description: The production of a silver quaich from blueprint to finished article, at Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh.

Credits: comm. Frances Robson

Shotlist: J L Productions present. The Quaich. This film has been made with the co-operation of the staff of...'87' WORKSHOPS by courtesy of Hamilton & Inches Edinburgh. (0.17) Gv's of various items of silver ware, plates, jugs, cutlery. (1.08) Tools in a metal workshop. Craftsmen working at their desks shaping and decorating pieces, including a rose brooch and a stag. (1.48) Works manager issues raw materials of quaich to craftsman and a blueprint (2.15) Man cutting out a strip of metal; metal is shaped using a machine and burnisher into a base. (3.23) Metal plate shaped into a bowl on a hardwood 'former' using a burnisher; operator wears protective clothing against tallow lubricant. (5.42) silver wire is cut to the circumference of the bowl, and fitted; rim is soldered to the bowl [some shots in dark, show solder burning green] (7.04) Bowl is painted with borax; handles and base are soldered on [more shots in dark] (8.34) handles are cut and filed to shape; Hall marks stamped onto the bowl. (9.35) Finished article is polished; hand engraved; and presented to a man. (10.49) Various trophies made by the same factory. (11.05) Commentary by Francis Robson. The End (11.15)